Fay Engineering

Anthony Timpanaro, M.S., P.E. - Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineer

Overview
Experience & Education
Publications & Presentations
Overview

Anthony Timpanaro is an expert in causation and contributing factor determination in accident and failure issues. He specializes in heavy trucks and machinery. Projects include vehicular accident reconstruction, fires and mechanical component failures, laboratory testing and fabrication of equipment. 


Accident Reconstruction Expert
Anthony excels in all aspects of accident reconstruction, including scene surveying, investigation, vehicle inspection, photography, testing, vehicle dynamics, computer modeling, simulation, crash dynamics, heavy vehicle evaluation and expert witness testimony.

Experience & Education
Professional Status
  • Registered Professional Engineer in Florida

Education
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of North Florida
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of North Florida


Experience
  • Accident Reconstruction and Forensic Engineer 2019 - Present Fay Engineering Corp., Denver, CO
    • Investigation and Reconstruction of Automotive Accidents, Mechanical Electrical and HVAC System
    • Failures including Fires and Prodcut Liability. Electronic Data Acquisition and Vehicle Data Recovery
    • Provide Analysis and Support for Litigation
    • Construction and performing of Specialized/Custom Forensic Testing and Investigatio
  • Forensic Engineer & Technician 2012 - 2019, Applications Engineering Group, Inc., Jacksonville, FL
  • Heavy Duty Tractor & Trailer Mechanic 2008 - 2012, Truck PM Plus & Dickinson Fleet Services, Jacksonville, FL

Special Training
  • Bosch CDR Tool Technician Training, Institute of Police Technology Management (IPTM), April 2018
  • Heavy Vehicle Electronic Control Module Data Use in Crash Reconstruction, IPTM, February 2015
  • Adanced Commercial Vehicle Crash Investigation, IPTM, November 2015
  • Advanced Traffic Crash Investigation, IPTM, September 2014
  • Toyota Problem Solving Method - Continuous Process Improvement, Michael Hoseus, October 2013
  • Six Sigma / JEA Continuous Process Improvement - Yellow Belt Certification, Jacksonville Electric Authority / University of North Florida, April 2012


 
Publications & Presentations

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Automotive Engineers
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Publications

  • Timpanaro, A., Scherze R., Keifer, O.P., Eason, P.D., Analysis of Acetal Toilet Fill Valve Supply Line Nut Failure, Case studies in Engineering Failure Analysis, Nov., 2017
  • Timpanaro, A., Moody, C., Richardson, W., Reckamp, B. and Keifer, O., Quantification of Headlamp Degradation Due to Exposure to the Elements, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1471, Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA, 2016
  • Keifer, O., Reckamp, B., Moody, C., Timpanaro, A., Implications of Manufacturers' Bumper Ratings in Low Speed Collision Analysis, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1473, SAE, Warrendale, PA, 2016
  • Reckamp, B., Moody, C., Timpanaro, A., A Survey of Vehicle Separation Distances in Stopped Traffic, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1466, Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, PA, 2016


Presentations

  • Presenter, Quantification of Headlamp Degradation Due to Exposure to the Elements, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1471, Presented at Society of Automotive Engineers World Congress, Detroit, Michigan, April 2016
  • Preparer, Scientific Testing and the Insurance Industry, Jack ward Fire Consultants, LLC, Training Seminar, May 18-19, 2013